Loyola University Chicago

Information Technology Services


Sakai is an open-source learning management system (LMS) used for Loyola online, blended, hybrid, and in-person courses. Sakai can also be used by the Loyola community to host collaborative project sites for research, student clubs and organizations, and a variety of learning and online training activities.

Quick Access & Getting Started

Use the latest version of your internet browser, e.g., Firefox (Mozilla), Google Chrome, or Microsoft Edge for an optimal Sakai experience. Sakai does not work in Internet Explorer 7 or earlier, or with Firefox 10 or earlier.

Sakai Browser and Browser Settings FAQ

Sakai authentication uses the same credentials as your Loyola Universal ID (LID or UVID).

Log onto LUC Sakai 

Sakai Documentation Guides

The following guides provide in-line documentation with feature descriptions, FAQ, and step-by-step instructions for using Sakai features.

Instructor Guide

Student Guide

Project Site Guide

Support for Sakai

  • To report issues and request assistance with Sakai, please contact the ITS Service Desk at ITSServiceDesk@luc.edu.
  • ITRS provides scheduled consultations for Sakai help throughout the year.
  • ITRS also provides training on learning tool integrations (LTI) and technologies in Sakai. For upcoming training opportunities, please visit Professional Development.

Sakai Administration

Administrative Schedule

Retention Policies